By: Eryn Halvey The night of Monday, April 27, the city of Baltimore erupted into violent riots sparked by the death of Freddie Gray. At least 20 police officers were injured, 144 cars were set on fire, and 15 structures were burned. 235 people were arrested, 34 of who were juveniles. In response, Mayor Stephanie …
After Greece dropped nearly all of its demands, Europe agreed to extend the bailout for another four months. Now Syriza has to answer to its voters.
By: Victoria Angelova Earlier this month, during his inaugural address, the Swedish Prime Minister touched upon the idea that a two-state solution is the only way to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict. Last week Sweden’s new government became the second Western European country, after Malta, to recognize a Palestinian state. Margot Wallstrom, Sweden’s new foreign minister, …
While the events of the past year have been daunting for public health officials, the future is less bleak. U.N. Ebola Chief Dr. David Nabarro hopes that with improved public health responses, the outbreak will be contained within the next few months. In fact, by December 1st, the U.N. aims to have 70% of cases contained. Within a year, Dr. Nabarro hopes to eradicate the disease
This summer, Edward Snowden revealed that the United States government surveillance had reached unprecedented breath. Although President Obama attempted to reassure everyone by stating that the NSA’s electronic surveillance program was solely for purposes of national security, nobody seemed truly convinced.
Global community service helps others; it makes us feel good about ourselves, and, increasingly, it is used by students to assist with their college applications. But can it also be integrated into a high school curriculum to educate students about the world they live in?
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